News Archive

Jun 18, 2019

KCL continuously invests in its testing, research and development facilities. The most recent updated achievement involves CTMP.

Jun 3, 2019

Welcome to stand to hear more about our expanded services, to plan new new trial or simply to drop by, it is always great to see you again.

Tervetuloa, Välkommen, Welcome, Willkommen.

Meet and join us at the Zellcheming Expo in Frankfurt, Germany, June 25-27, Hall 4.1., stand F29.

Nov 29, 2018

KCL’s new curtain coating unit has been taken successfully in operation and customer trials have been started 

May 24, 2018
Join us at the PulPaper 2018 exhibition in Helsinki, Finland, May 29-31 •••
Dec 7, 2017
As part of KCL’s goal to expand its wide range of pilot services, KCL has acquired a complete curtain coating unit. In late November 2017 an agreement was concluded by KCL to purchase the curtain coating unit from PTS. Accordingly, PTS structural changes included the closure of its pilot coater in Munich, Germany. •••
Nov 15, 2017


KCL has been fully approved as an ISO level 3 optical calibration service laboratory, effective November 10, 2017

Jan 9, 2017
AFRC in cooperation with KCL and University of Jyväskylä will organize the 10th Fundamental Mechanical Pulp Research Seminar (FMPRS) on June 13-14 2017 in Jyväskylä Finland. •••
May 31, 2016

Oy Keskuslaboratorio – Centrallaboratorium Ab, in late May 2016, The Finnish Accreditation Service (FINAS) awarded accreditation to testing laboratory T295 at KCL

May 2, 2016

KCL is strengthening its pulping and stock preparation services with research alliance with A. Fredrikson Research & Consulting Oy

Mar 4, 2016
Maiju Aikala D.Sc. (Tech) is joining KCL in the beginning of March 2016. She will work as Development Manager in the KCL Laboratory. •••
Mar 4, 2016
Ville Henttonen has been appointed as Customer Service Manager of Coating and Calendering test trials •••
Jun 29, 2015

KCL is rebuilding its pilot paper machine.  The foam forming paper machine is ready for customer trials early next year.

Jan 30, 2015

KCL expanded its portfolio of operational services with the acquisition of the fiber and paper laboratory  in Espoo from Labtium Oy

Dec 19, 2014
Mr. Erkki Salmi M.Sc. (Eng) will join KCL in February 2015 as Customer Service Manager •••
Feb 10, 2014

KCL installs new 4-colour Kodak Prosper Imprinting Line

Dec 3, 2013


Sep 18, 2012

KCL has invested in a Metso PaperLab, an automated paper testing laboratory

Feb 24, 2012

KCL has invested in a Heidelberg Speedmaster CD-74 sheet-fed offset press. This modern press will be in full operation in April 2012.


Jan 19, 2011

KCL made in collaboration with Kodak an advertisement video, which can be viewed on Youtube.


Oct 26, 2010

KCL hosted an Inkjet event to introduce its latest investment acquisition, the Kodak Versamark VL 2000 and Prosper S10 printheads in line with heatset webpress. 

Sep 3, 2010
Kodak VL 2000, Prosper S10 print heads to our existing heatset press and Hunkeler cutting line are now installed and ready for trials.   •••
Jul 2, 2010

New Kodak VL 2000 is now installed and we start to practice with it.

May 19, 2010
KCL Pilot Plant continues its work in Pilot Plant operations. We develop our
methods and equipment continuously. Therefore we are happy to announce the next steps in our inkjet and heatset printing. •••
Nov 30, 2009
On June 15, 2009, KCL's research and development activities and the KCL Laboratory at Otaniemi, Espoo will transfer to VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. •••